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is>> good afternoon, rick is o, in the news this noon we're learn being what caused the deadliest hot air balloon crash in history. there's several new cases
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of the zika virus spread by mosquitoes near miami, florida. accuweather is tracking downpours and possible flash flooding. sky6 live hd look live outside it is warm and humid. the storms could pop up at any time. meteorologist david murphy has the latest from storm tracker 6 live double scan radar. >> reporter: sarah not a lot of on radar, but we're getting into the afternoon where well see things pop. there are spots that are starting to see the action. out in lancaster county we've seen lightning popping up, look at the movement, it forms and sits in place. these are slowly pushing toward the east. if you're in honeybrook or coatsville you want to keep your eyes on this. once it gets there, it stays for a while. that's why we have an issue with potential flash flooding with the storms. they will start to form and sit
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over one area. there's one in camden county, south of camden itself forming in the last dmf minutes, maybe -- couple of minutes, last 15 or 20. smyrna, delaware, there's a cell and there's one in cape may county. this one just forming in the last ten or 15 minutes. we expect this to fill in and be an issue for the larger portion. region. double scan showing you additional action starting to pop. lightning strikes in the 24 minutes most in new york, but we have some down here as well. the flood watch the big focus is northern suburbs, bucks and montgomery county and the poconos. this area picked up 4 to 6 inches of rain. we had a record rainfall of
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2-plus inches in the poconos that postponed the poconos rails until 11:00 a.m. this morning. points to the south could get a drenching downpour. if it happens in here, you're talking about a quick issue with runoff getting into flashy creeks and poor-drainage area roads. 79 degrees in philadelphia. 83 in dover. dewpoints i'll show you quickly, sarah, look at that, 83 in dover, 74 in millville. down in here, it's super-oppressive humidity and even in philadelphia it's sticky. i'll track the storms on future tracker 6 and take a look at what comes next in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. for now, the word is be careful of the downpours. >> thank you. keep checking for real time views of what's heading your way. don't forget to follow our team of meteorologists on twitter and facebook for updates. we're following developments in a deadly shooting in montgomery county. two people are confirmed dead at
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an apartment complex in ambler. annie mccormick joins us live from the crime scene, annie, you've learned the name of one of the victims. , that's right, we just confirmed new information from the district attorney's office within in the past 20 minutes. they are dealing with a case of a double murder. we have confirmed the identity of a victim through a family member, the vehicle -- victim we're waiting to learn that identification. mid morning the coroner's office pulled two bodies from a second floor apartment. two people were shot inside, welcome about -- kimberly trunk received a call that her sister was killed. she went to police, they came to the scene. >> she called me everyday, we spoke everyday a million times a day. >> reporter: kimberly trunk said she was interviewed by
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detectives, but received little information about what happened. her sister lived here with her son. last night her son was at a friend's home. police towed the vehicle parked on borris avenue. all morning a steady stream of friends and neighbors comforted each other. >> she was my last living relative, if anybody knows anything, please let me know. let the police know. now the district attorney's office will not say if they have a suspect or anyone in custody they will only say they are following up on several leads. reporting live in ambler, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> thank you. a driver who fired a gun at another driver is still at large, one bullet struck the hood of the victim's honda as he was leaving the philadelphia mills shopping center at
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7:00 p.m. last night. he told police a man in a black cadillac cut him off on knights road. the two had an argument and that's when the suspect fired a shot. the suspect drove away on i-95, investigators believe they have his license plate number. donald trump will make stops in ohio and harrisburg. mike pence will campaign in nevada. clinton will focus on nebraska while senator tim kaine attends a home coming event. meantime the controversy over trump's remarks about a muslim-american soldier killed in iraq. we'll have more at 12:30. 16 people were killed in a hot air balloon crash in texas. federal investigators are trying to determine what went wrong.
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elizabeth hur joins us live from the site in texas with the details. >> reporter: officials are confirming what the eyewitnesses saw and heard the balloon hit the power lines you see behind me and literally fell from the sky. the final journey for the 16 people on the hot air balloon caught on this video obtained by abc news. the balloon took off outside austin, texas and traveling 8 miles before bursting into flames. you could see they were stuck. the flames that go into the balloon they were coming on and going off. the balloon hit the high tension wires while descending and crashed into an open field. the 34-year-old newlyweds this was a gift for her army medic husband. the two married 6 months ago and shared the snap chat pictures.
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>> i learned there were no survivors, i knew we had lost her and matt. >> on the balloon, skip nichols the pilot and other owner of the company was said to be experienced and talked about flying. >> are you going to be a pilot or be a passenger and crew. >> reporter: all 16 bodies were found near the basket of the balloon. investigators say they covered 18 cell phones and cameras and ipads which they hope will put together a time line. >> we're going to interview the ground crew today that's one of the questions we want to find out, was there any particular reason why this flight was delayed. >> reporter: and we are learning the flight was delayed about 20 minutes with clouds and fog in the area and officials say as part of their investigation they will be looking to weather
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conditions. live in maxwell, texas. back to you. >> a long and expensive recovery awaits a smaller maryland town hit by severe flooding. the rushing water damaged every home on main street in ellicott city. a woman visiting from pennsylvania was killed when her car was swept away. another driver was rescued when several people formed a human chain to pull her to safety. regional rail passengers must show their tickets or passes before boarding the train between 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. all fares must be collected or validated before the customers go to the platform area temple, jefferson, 30th street and university city. this is a temporary policy because of the short a. regional rail cars. a water main break caused
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problems for residents in the frankford section of philadelphia. the philadelphia water department responded to the problem on the 1200 block of ariat street at 6:30 a.m. the street was closed to traffic. residents reported having low water pressure because of the break. >> still to come on "action news" at noon, florida is asking for emergency help as ten new zika virus cases are confirmed. plus striking it rich in bucks county. find out which store sold a powerball ticket worth 2 mammal dollars. and meteorologist david murphy will be back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues. the pulse nightclub will
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reopen as a memorial site to the 49 people who were killed there. the owners are planning the permanent memorial, but they have not begin and opening date. florida governor rick scott just announced ten additional cases of the zika virus likely spread by mosquitoes in the miami area that brings the total number to 14.
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scott has announced for a federal emergency response team to assist in the response. residents are told to get rid of standing water. widespread crowd breaks will not happen like other countries because of sanitation and screens and air conditions. do not put your head under water that's the warning to athletes and tourists attending the olympic games in rio. competitors say the waterways are as filthy as ever. the water is contaminated with law sewage and teaming with dangerous viruses and back tier tier -- bacteria. test rereeled high levels of -- revealed high levels of viruses. in harrisburg, concert gories overdosed on synthetic pot. it was packaged with the word
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darkness printed on the outside and likely laced with some chemical or other type of substance. the new misteen u.s.a. will keep her crown despite a racial slur. she won the crown on saturday night. old tweets contained off fencive language. -- offensive language. the miss croon verse organization condemned the language, but will support her continued growth. american red cross is dealing with a critical blood short shortage. a car turned over after a violent crash, how strangers stepped in to save the driver. >> smokers are paying more to
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support their habit in pennsylvania. the state cigarette tax went up one dollar per pack. the new tax is 2.60 the largest single increase since pennsylvania first imposed the tax. the extra revenue will go toward the state budget deficit. whoever won the powerball jackpot has not come forward. they bought it from this supermarket in new hampshire. local lotto players may want to check their number, a second
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number was sold at bound beverages on easton road in warrington. trampoline passion are popular -- parks are popular, but they are sending more and more people to the emergency room. 7,000 were injured in 2014. that's 12 times the number of 2010. a new study found that young boys were the most likely to get hurt. the american red cross is offering up a sweet incentive to roll up your sleeves and donate blood this month. this morning they kicked off a month long partnership with dunkin' donuts in north philadelphia. donors who give will get a free medicine yum ice coffee and donut. red cross has an emergency need for all blood types. "action news" is out working on stories beginning at 4:00 p.m. it's a year's long project that's creating headaches for
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drivers and major congestion citizen area. route on 02 is about to wrap up. we have the changes to expect and what you will see them. philadelphia gets a new look at the new morman temple. we'll take you inside on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. accuweather is next at noon, meteorologist, david murphy will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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david is here with a check of the exclusive accuwether seven-day forecast. watching for the pop ups anywhere anytime. >> reporter: we are and we are seeing evidence that it's beginning to happen, sarah. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you most of the area is dry, as you go in tighter on spots you start to see showers and in some cases starting to pop up.
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some of the stuff at philadelphia international airport where you see the runways highlighted in gray and white has come up in the last minute. as we take a look at the moment. the airport starting to vee some of that. the big -- to see some of that. the big issue is south of woodbury. as we go in closer on this, it looks like the heaviest part of the rain is about to hit route 355. if you're down in the area perhaps trying to get south glassboro road or thinking about going in that direction you want to hold off a little bit. there's route 42 heading toward ac. there's blackwood town road right there. this cell typical of the rest of the way today. they will not everywhere, and not everyone will be affected by them, but those who see them it will be slow moving drenching downpour. lancaster county, this is light
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rain. if you're in coatsville keep your eyes on these, they are formed in the last half-hour or so. they are blooming into several heavy downpours. we are seeing lightning with these, as well. look how slowly they are creeping toward the east. if you're underneath one of these cells your neighbor down the street could be bone-dry. we're ward about flash flooding on roads and flashy creeks and streams. there's some out west by gettysburg. outside we have the action cam by the water work looking by the schuylkill expressway there's the 6abc zoo balloon in the background. get that ride in now, balls later we'll have the thunderstorm chance. temperature, 79 degrees. dewpoint 71 an indication how thickly humid the air is. it's fairly overcast weapon
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don't have the sun beating down on our shoulders, too. 78 in wilmington, 75 in atlantic city. 79 in millville. too much tracker 6 shows you while we start out the day overcast every now and then a break of sunshine is possible and there's the chance in the humid air mass of the drenching downpours developing. by 3:00 p.m. you can see them here and there across the region. mooft same by -- more of the came by 6:00 p.m. the northern suburbs got inundated with the flood watch. we get into midnight and most of this is dieing down. in the lehigh valley flash flooding is possible with drenching thunderstorms where they hit. 85 warm and humid otherwise. down the shore look out for shower or thunderstorm, but most of the time you're going to be dry at the shore. and 86 degrees warm and humid, spotty spotty thunderstorm possible in and around philadelphia, as well. for the evening commute look out for that spotty drenching downpour.
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it might slow you down if you happen to be among the unlucky minority who see this popping up on the traveled roads on the way home. the temperatures fall into the upper 70s by 7:00 p.m. the exclusive accuweather forecast we think we have a shot at 86 for the high. might be cooler than that if we don't break out in sunshine. the big story is the high humidity and the afternoon and evening shower thunderstorm. again, don't drive or walk through any flooded areas, some spots could get problems from that. tuesday, partly sunny, spotty shower can't be ruled out. 84 degrees. wednesday, a nice day, partly sunny, humidity lower, 84. thursday, warm, high of 86. we're back into hotter and more humid conditions on friday with a nighttime thunderstorm possible, high of 90. showers and thunderstorms possible, sarah, sunday looks like we'll be drying out. donald trump and hillary clinton will join other famous
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faces a at madam tuseau's in washington, d.c. foab -- president obama and first lady are featured along with other past presidents and first ladies. we're continuing to follow the latest on the investigation into a road rage incident in northeast philadelphia. starting today, it's going to cost you more to download books, apps and videos to the phone him find out how much. surveillance cameras captured the moment a driver lost control and flipped his car nearly a dozen times. the good samaritans who saved the driver are talking about the rescue. those stories a and much more next. thousands stepped into the jennie-o tasting booth to find out.
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with just one bite, they knew. now it's your turn to make the switch. whenthe state made aers, commitment to us. i knew that i wasn't going to make a fortune. but i would have a secure pension plan when i retired. each and every one of us made that contribution from every paycheck we ever earned. they've been negligent in their responsibility over the years of not funding this pension
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the way it should have been funded. they have made a promise, they've made a commitment, and they need to stick to it. hello, again, here some of the stories we're upon on "action news" at 12:30. police in ambler, montgomery county are investigating a double murder. two people were hot and killed in an -- shot and killed in in an apartment complex. donald trump is not backing down about his comments about the family of a muslim soldier. a massive fire destroyed a lumberyard in south jersey. police are investigating a road rage incident in northeast philadelphia. a driver shot at a carat knights and woodhaven -- shot at a
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car at knights and woodhaven road in north philadelphia. katherine scott has the details. >> reporter: police believe a case of road rage led a car to fire on another. a radio call came in around 7:15 an apparent case of road rage near this intersection in northeast philadelphia. >> it's road rage, it's crazy, but this is the way it is today. >> reporter: the 19-year-old victim said the driver of a black cadillac cut him off. words were exchanged and the driver pulled off a single gunshot striking the hood of the silver vehicle. the victim followed the suspect on i-95 until the suspect turned off on to academy road. state police responded and northeast detectives are looking for nearby surveillance video. nearby residents are stunned. >> it's scary, because we've never heard of anything like that around here


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